Midfielder Louis Dodds turns down a new deal with Port Vale and signs a two-year contract with Shrewsbury Town.
Should Port Vale progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.
Shrewsbury bring in Southend midfielder Gary Deegan on a two-year deal and prepare to sign Port Vale striker Louis Dodds.
Port Vale's appointment of Michael Brown to the coaching staff is the right step, says team-mate Chris Birchall.
The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.
With no matches remaining in the regular 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.
The Football League have confirmed that Port Vale have received a 'discussion document' that details proposed major changes to the make up of the game in this country.
With the curtain almost drawn on the 2015/16 campaign, with a handful of Play Off games to go and most looking towards the European Championships in France...